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a memorial continues to grow at police department. cornell? >> good morning, santa cruz police officers returned to work today after taking a day of mourning. the sheriff deputy has been patrolling on their half. a memorial continues to grow at santa cruz police headquarters. people continue to bring flowers, candles and cards, a fitting tribute to two police officers killed if the lynn -- line of duty. an outpouring of emotion as the community came together to mount, to share thoughts prayers about two courageous police officers, the two were ambushed and accused by a man of accused of sexual assault. we showed you the scene, a fire truck responding for the call and the shooter goulet returned
to the scene and fired at officers. the firefighters shielded a woman on the ground. the firefighter who did this heroic act did itselflessry to -- itself, selflessly to protect them. unfortunately, the officers lost their lives, they were doing their job. they are the heroes. >> we have learned chilling details about the 35-year-old suspect. he wore body armor. he fired on the officers when they came to his home. he took their guns and stole sergeant baker's car. he would later be killed in a gunfight with police. a news conference is scheduled for later this morning, a public memorial to the slain officers is now being planned in the city live in santa cruz for abc7 news. >> stay us with for continuing coverage of the santa cruz officers' murders with updates
on facebook and on twitter at abc news at 11 bay area. >> damage will be assessed to a san francisco neighborhood caused by a massive water main break which you saw here first yesterday on abc7 news, a massive rush will water and mud swallowing cars and two dozen homes. workers will repair 15th avenue where the flooding caused a sinkhole. this is right next to a recent sewer pipe replacement project. >> support for same-sex marriage is continuing to grow among california voters. a new field palm -- poll shows of 61 percent in california approve it. among 18 do 20 year oz 75 percent approve. among voters 65 and older, 48 percent approve. this comes as the obama administration face as deadline
today on whether to weigh in on the proposition 8 case before the supreme court which will hear arguments next month in an interview you saw only on abc7 the president told dan ashley he wants to make sure his administration doesn't interject too far into the case but the president did add that the couples should have the right to marry. we report that lawyers for the white house will show sympathy of gay rights but stop short of saying states can never ban gay marriage. >> day until massive federal budget cuts kick in across the board in washington, dc, and we learn how california will feel the impact if a deal is not reached. there would be an impact. >> there would, kristen. president obama is saying people will not feel the impact right away but we are talking $85 billion some of which is
earmarked for california. the white house says 64,000 civilian defense workers could be furloughed and an economist in los angeles says 175,000 nondefense jobs could be at risk schools in california could lose billions in research funding and less student aid and up to 400,000 in california could lose 10 percent of their extended unemployment benefits but this morning, president obama is backing off the most severe warn ing. >> this is not a cliff. it is a tumble down. a lot of people may not notice the full impact. this is going to be a big hit on the economy. >> the senate could vote tomorrow on plans to avoid the tumble down. but officials say the current plan has no chance of passing. the top four congressional leaders, speaker boehner, harry reid, and nancy pelosi and
mcconnell are meeting with the president at white house tomorrow to discuss the deadline but by then it could be too late. >> katie, thank you. happening now, the final day on the job for pope benedict and we will go live to rome for a look at the unpress democraticked farewell to the pontiff. >> but, first, the promise that apple c.e.o. is making to investors worried about the huge stock slide. >> here is a look outside at the embarcardero and the bay from our roof top camera.
>> the lights are still dancing across the bay bridge. we are going from spring to winter in a matter of about five days. saturday is warm, again, but by wednesday and thursday, it will be back in the 50's for highs, those are the better days for rain. but today we have high clouds and sunshine and mid-to-upper 60's around the bay shore and low 70's inland and upper 50's to 60 along the coast. rough surf tomorrow and low-to-mid 70's for the rest of us and sprinkles are possible in the north bay on saturday and cooler breezes for all of us on sunday. sue? >> thanks, rough drive if you are readed to benicia sub680 we have an accident, multi-cars, flatbed truck, left lane is blocked, center divide, shoulder, also, a lot of
activity and very slow traffic from the lake approaching the scene here as traffic is bunched up. otherwise, we will look at the drive times, knot, san mateo bridge, 680, south from concord and 680 the grade is slow this morning. we have bunched up traffic on east shore freeway headed westbound beyond university to the macarthur maze. metering lights have just been turned on and a minimal backup to the first overcrossing. >> the trading day starts on wall street in 20 minutes and apple is expected to open on a down note shares for the company are down nearly $4 in after hours trading to $444.57, 1 percent, after the company annual shareholders meeting yesterday at headquarters, and apple shares have plunged 35 percent since september when the stock reached the $700-mark and at the meeting, the c.e.o. does not like the slide but he added
to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >> cupertino, concord, wine country and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> on this thursday we are back, and remember how we talked about it would be warmer this morning? five degrees in san jose. six in oakland. in concord, eight degrees. livermore and half moon bay, 11,
14 in novato and forward, 13 in napa, temperatures running mainly in the mid-to-upper 40's and 49 in san francisco and oakland. we will break down today in the mid-to-upper 40's through 7:00 and upper 50's at the coast to low-to-mid 60's for the rest of us with increasing sunshine by noon and around 70 in the afternoon hours inland and mid-60's at the coast and check out how mile it is this evening under clear skies, and low 50's at the coast and mid-to-upper 50's elsewhere. >> the final day on the job for pope benedict. in an hour the pontiff will depart for his temporary retirement home. we are joined live from rome with a closer look at the farewell process. >> good morning, nick. >> good morning, in an hour the pope will literally ride off into the sunset. the resignation shocked and trance formed the catholic
church but today he feel as serenity. for the first time since the middle ages a pope is meeting the successor. no one knows which of the cardinals will emerge as the next pope but benedict is promising unconditional oh -- obedience. >> he sent a clear message to the cardinals who will choose. the college of cardinals will be like an orchestra, act in harmony. they showed gratitude for pope benedict, he appointed half of them. he chose the cardinals because they helped them keep the church on a traditional path but there are scandals. the new pope must be capable of confronting them. >> when they look if a successor of st. peter, obviously, ideally, they want a saint. that is the most important thing, but they want a shepherd. >> pope benedict has been more
comfortable with books than in crowds. that is where he will return. from today, he will disappear from public view, dedicate himself to prayer and meditation. >> he will try and make himself invisible in the days and allow the cardinals to focus on the successor. >> pope benedict will leave the vatican on a helicopter for his retreat and he will wave from the patio, close the door and, well, that is it, in his own words, remain hidden for life. we her the word shepherd described when we talked about what to look for and that is a personality trait. what about politics or position? how does that play into the position? >> the one aspect that a lot of the cardinals are looking at is someone who can be an administrator, the visions, intern division, could divide
the clutch and the cardinals will look for someone better at dealing with vatican city and look whether to choose a pope from africa or south america where the church is growing or to choose a pope from america or in europe, and to try and get the faithful in the west to try and increase because the number of catholics in europe and the united states has been decreasing recently. >> thank you, nick. today, the farewell. you will want to stay with abc7 and abc news for continuing coverage of the goodbye to pope benedict and we will have a special report live from vatican city at 7:45 this morning and remember at 8:00 this morning is when he will be leaving the palace for the last time as pope. >> and the whole world will be watching for the puff of white smoke that tells us she have picked a new pope. any clouds? >> absolutely. we had sprinkles during the overnight hours. live doppler 7 hd not picking up
any radar runs right now. here is a look at what is going on across the country if you are headed to the north, you can see rain in the higher elevation snow and to the east it is both of the corners that have winter weather right now. it doesn't lock too heavy in either instance compared to what we have been dealing with the last couple of days. to our roof camera, san francisco is 49 right now along with half moon bay, and we have 48 in san brew me and redwood city is 47 and as we look at the east bay you can see 24 right here headed back to this area and oakland is 48 and richmond and 46 at walnut creek and antioch at 49 and union city at 45. 280 in the south bay and 17, san jose at 44, cupertino, 41 and friend in mountain view and gilroy is 38, the cool spot. from mount tamalpais to the south we are mainly in the
mid-to-upper 40's with santa rosa 43 and napa at 47. now, what will happen in the forecast cycle, it becomes sunny and warmer, so sprinkles are possible saturday night and our best chance of rain, though, is wednesday. two areas of high pressure dominating our weather putting up a huge roadblock with high clouds overriding it and you can see it is pushing the warmer weather up to the north and it will wrap that warmer weather without the clouds into our neighborhood today and tomorrow. in santa clara valley upper 60's to low 70's, an the boardwalk, 7 3. millbrae is the cool spot at mid-to-upper 60's. and low-to-mid 60's downtown south san francisco and sausalito, and up more 60's to low 70's through the north bay valley and the beach is not so breezy as yesterday, mid-to-upper 50's from 65 to 68 along the east bay shore with oak and fremont the warm spots
and 67 in san ramon and low 70's for everyone else in the east bay valley. seven-day outlook is the warmth peaking tomorrow and a cooling on saturday and you will notice the change on sunday and tuesday and wednesday we struggle to get to 60 for a high with rain likely on wednesday. >> good morning, everyone, back to benicia with an update on the accident, multi-vehicle with flatbed truck and someone hit the center divide and burst into flames is what happened of the southbound, 680 at industrial, that accident is off to the shoulder but a emergency crew is blocking the left lane and we have slow traffic from before the lake herman road and mass transit has caltrain delay southbound 1304 -- 104 has mechanical problems. and san mateo is slow over to foster city so 15-minute drive between the east bay and the
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rushing in. we will be at one to two degrees warmer than we were yesterday. if you are traveling around the state you and see the rain is up to the north and that is where it will stay with the next system. you head to eureka, 54 and rain and it will bypass everyone else and let to mid-70's through the central valley and 62 at monterey and 54 at tahoe and near 80 if los angeles and palm springs. eric? >> 6:25, a perk for travelers that does not break the bank, united is offering passengers premiere access to allow economy travelers to breeze through airport security with the v.i.p. for $9. only limited number are sold at a time so elite passengers are not bogged down and united has a new luggage service that takes your bags to the door. internet radio company pandora is limiting the amount of free music users can access on mobile
devices in a blog post. the founder of the company says starting this week users on mobile devices will be limited to only 40 hours of free service a month and after that users have to pay $36 a year fee. a spokesman says the move is likely only temporary and pandora is limiting the free streaming to users because the cost of music licenses is going up. >> kaepernick will team up with first lady and world class athletes to promote physical education. he led the 49ers to the super bowl after becoming the quarterback midway. kids need an average of 60 minutes of physical activity each day to be healthy but they spend seven or more hours a day in front of a screen. kaepernick will talk how physical education helps him and when he talks, kids will listen. >> a person's loss is another's gain and next at 6:30 the impact all the foreclosures in
california are having on shopping for a home. >> outpouring of grief in santa cruz for two fallen police officers and what we expected to learn today in the ongoing investigation. >> bart officials want riders to pay more to ride the trains and they will vote on the issue today. next, we will hear what riders have to
real story coming up. >> as long as you didn't say i was the opposite of that. here is live doppler 7 hd with no radar returns right now. go back in time and you can so we had a few sprinkles with the warm air through the north bay valley and it will make for a beautiful sunrise with high clouds and the mid-level clouds this morning and that is what we have around the bay with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40's and decreasing clouds by balloon and 60 and well hang out in the mid-60's in the afternoon with total sunshine and check out the evening temperatures, 357 degrees. a great time to be outside on a thursday. inland, no frost temperatures in the low-to-mid 40's and hanging out in the mid-to-upper 60's in the afternoon, and check out the evening temperatures, 59 degrees and we don't even need a jacket. at the coast it will be different than year, with clouds and hazy through the morning and sunny by noon and 58 and not so breezy as it was yesterday. 55 but the clouds are going to
come back in the evening and overnight to keep you in the 50's. have a great day. >> the commute into benicia is tough, with a multimulti-vehicle accident with emergency crews on the scene and southbound 680 at industrial and there is still a glad bed pick young and debris on the shoulder. so a lot of slow traffic. because of mechanical problems, train 2306 will substitute and pickup the riders that trains 104 would normally pick up. a quick look at walnut creek where you can see brake lights at the turn at north main traffic is sluggish toward 24 and if you are headed down the san ramon valley to the dublin/pleasanton interchange you are at the limit. kristen? >> back to the developing news from santa cruz, in a few hours
in will be new information on the gun battle that claims the lives of two veteran police officers. cornell bernard is live outside the santa cruz police department. >> santa cruz police officers returning to work this morning after taking a day of mourning, and the sheriff has been patrolling on their behalf, and right now, look at this, a moving tribute continues to to to grow. people are bringing candles and cards a fitting tribute to two police officers killed in a line of duty. the community came together as one to mourn and share thoughts and prayers of the two courageous police officers, detective sergeant butch baker and detective elizabeth butler, ambushed and killed by suspect goulet on tuesday. the tragedy has torn this community apart and many say the officers bravery will never be forgotten.
i am all over the place, why know what to do. i am just messed up. >> we are part of such a small community and nothing like this has happened before. the officers have been part of the community for such a long-term and it is important to be strong and to be one. >> we are learning chilling details of the 35-year-old suspect goulet who wore body armor and fired on the officers when they came to his home on tuesday, he took their guns and stole sergeant baker's car, and he would later be killed in a gunfight with police. yesterday there were just a few bouquets of flowers and a few cards but the memorial has green in the last 24 hours a news conference is scheduled for later this morning and we hope to learn more details about a memorial, public memorial, that is scheduled here in santa cruz. we are live in santa cruz this morning for abc7 news. >> the it team has dug into the
past of the shooter and turned up details on the peeping tom arrest and the military service record. the pentagon has released documenteds -- documents. he was with the army for three years where he flew blackhawk helicopters. now let was a military police officer with the marines and received several medicals but goulet was convicts of being a peeping tom in oregon and has other run ins with law enforcement. >> hundreds have shared condolences on our face book page. >> new this morning, you have to start shelling out some extra cash if you take bart. the board is meeting this morning to talk about raising fares and parking fees. amy hollyfield is live in walnut creek with how much more you may have to pay. amy? >> it would be 5.2 percent
increase. here is a look at what that would be like for a walnut creek commuter. if you go to the city each day your round trip ticket goes from $9.70 to $10.20 so this is $130 more a year. that is not all. also, they want you to pay more for packing, and increase it by 50 cents every six months. bart officials say they do have a surplus and they are proposing these to help pay for needed improvement down the road and they going to need new trains and more trains, so here is a sample of what we heard from passengers this morning. >> it beats driving. if that is what we need it is all right. i will pay it. that is how i get back-and-forth to work. >> has to be paid for somehow, i am not for it but i have no choice. >> i can understand their increase but i don't think the
parking increase is fair because it is christmas thattory because not everyone station has parking. i am against the packing increase. >> they held a public hearing on this issue two weeks ago on the thursday morning. there wasn't a huge outcry. based on the discussion we heard the fare increases are likely to passion. the parking increase seems to divide the board of directors, the bart directors. it puts the suburban directors against those would live in the city. stay with abc7 news to see how the vote lays -- plays out. >> eye opening numbers about california real estate. a report shows four out of every ten homes sold in california last year were foreclosures and california led the nation in foreclosure sales last year with 38 percent of all sales and that was down great 44 percent in 2011 and 49 percent in 2010 but
the housing market is rebounding with sales up and so are home prices. >> students at san francisco city college are planning another protest at the board of trustees meeting over the budget crisis and is demanding the board reverse cuts to classes and teachers they have held several demonstrations this week. officials say the cuts are necessary in order to meet a march 15 deadline to keep accreditation the school must show they can take control of the budget to avoid being shut down. the board of trustees meeting is scheduled for 6:00 on campus. >> identity thief is a popular movie but in real life it is no laughing matter. next, a consumer reports investigation into services offering protection from financial fraud. >> but, first, a busy last day on the job for pope benedict, the good by planned as he says good by to the faithful. >> look at san mateo bridge, there are clouds out there this morning, traffic and weather,
>> it is 6:40 with a beautiful look from the east bay hills camera looking back you can see the sun coming up, and a little bit of fog is possible in the deeper valleys. we will talk about what is happening right now when you step outside. we are from five degrees warmer in san jose and san carlos compared to yesterday and 14 degrees warmer in novato and 11 in santa rosa. temperatures are running in the mid-item per 40's everywhere and los gatos is the exception at 41 today we are in the mid-to-upper 60's around the bay and low 70's inland and upper 60's to near 50 along the coast and it will be a great day to be outside but
watch out for the rough surf sprinkles are possible on the north bay open saturday as we move to cooler weather on sunday. sue? >> we have a rough one from the central valley because of a car fire westbound 580 at north flynn. it is in the center divide but as we look at slow traffic, 30 miles per hour averaging from the central valley, and it picks up until you get to livermore, and good news in benicia the early accident at industrial has finally been cleared and traffic is improving southbound 680. eric and kristen? >> happening now, pope benedict is preparing to leave the vatican to go into retirement. here is vatican city where the faithful are gathered. this is where the pope bids farewell and fly to the papal retreat. he met with cardinals for the last time today as head of the
catholic church saying he will pray for them as they choose the successor. at 8:00 a.m. our time st. mary's will celebrate a mass of thanksgiving in honor of the pope. the resignation is in effect at 11:00 a.m. our time. stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the farewell to pope benedict with a special report live from vatican city at 7:45 this morning. >> we are live streaming that from our website this morning at abc7news.com with trading underway on wall street now. >> we can see the dow is up almost 15 points and we will go live to bloomberg jane congress at the new york stock exchange in a couple of minutes. >> but, first, millions fall victim to i.d. theft, but do you need to pay someone to get extra protection? protection? wedays of walking
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>> los altos, antioch, petaluma and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> welcome back at 6:45. millions of americans are victims of identity theft every year. services that offer to protect you and your financial information seem like a good idea. >> are they worth the money? consumer reports has partnered with 7 on your side to investigate. michael finney is here. >> good morning. if you are concern about someone stealing your financial identity, you might be tempted to buy one of the many i.d. protection services being promoted. millions of americans have but is it worth your money? consumer reports analyzes this billion dollar industry. >> this woman gave extensive
financial information to a mortgage counselor and began to doubt the company was legitimate. >> it was panic that, my gosh i gave them everything there is to know including my social security number, all my bank information. >> she immediately began researching how to guard her credit. the search term i.d. theft quickly generate as list of companies that offer protection. at a price. >> people like her are prime target for companies that charge from $120 to $300 a year to protect their identity. >> the marketing can be heavy handed with claims like one of the fastest growing crimes, nine million americans fall victim and you could already be a victim. consumer reports finds the most damaging type of i.d. theft is rare. >> less than one percent of households reported someone stealing tax refunds or tapping into their medical benefits. >> furthermore the main service that the companies offer is monitoring the big credit
boroughs, for new credit requests in your name. but you can do that yourself. >> we recommend getting an annual credit report from each of the three reporting bureaus. it is free. if you stagger your requests, you can get a fresh report every four months. >> if you have reason to suspect a security breach as she did, you can police a 90-day fraud alert on the credit record that warns lenders to be vigilant about granting credit. >> for added protection place a security freeze on your credit freeze so lenders you do not do business with like banks will not have access to your information. that will make it more difficult for crooks to only new accounts in your name. but if you apply if new credit be aware you will need to temporarily lift the freeze which involves a small fee. >> $85 billion in cuts to people across the united states but how
will this affect top leaders in washington? you may not like the answer. >> how much does your grade point average really matter when you are applying to college? for more we go to blomberg's jane king. >> good morning to you, eric and kristen. jack -- jc penney has the worst annual sales numbers in 20 years which is not good news for former apple executive, and the attempted turn around of the retailers with shares down 18 percent. hundreds of thousands of government employees could be furloughed because of the will withs in automatic spending cuts that could kick this tomorrow night but president obama and members of congress do not is to worry about their paychecks which have in impact on their sals. now, we will check stocks because of the dow is get closer to an all-time record high the we started the day 90 points
away from that so we are about 65 at the moment away from all time record in the dow and the bloomberg silicon valley index is trading up half a percent. if you have high school kids in the house, cover their ears, grade point average that everyone worries so much about could be pointless. "usa today" says admission officers at the most selective colleges say they barely look at hype gpa because it depends on the schools you attend and what courses you take. but they still need to know colleges do care about transcripts and grids especially when the students avoided the hard courts or did well in them. >> jane, thank you very much. it is 6:49. >> lot of the selective colleges are taking a more holistic view, what they have accomplished, their passions, volunteering.
>> our grades are better than yours but to get an a in my high school you understood have 95 to 100 rather than a 90 to 100. >> it is different wherever you go. >> anyway, we can go on and on and on about that. let's go to the weather and you can grid the weather. live doppler 7 hd shows dry this morning. we had sprinkles overnight in the north bay but they are gone. check out this beautiful picture, the sun is up and it is about to push through the bay bridge. 49 right new in san francisco, 48 in oakland, san jose at 44 and pleasanton at 40, and palo alto at 41 and mill valley at 46, and from mount tamalpais this morning you can see the sun is looking great from 2,600', and 48 in napa and concord is 46 and los gatos is ground and gilroy at 38. we will see most of the clouds this morning and increasing sunshine and warmer temperatures this afternoon with clouds at
the coast and the rest of us are clear and mild, sprinkles possible on saturday and best chance of rain is tuesday and especially wednesday. check out the picture from our east bay hills camera toward the east bay hills and valleys, this is what we will be dealing with today, three to nine degrees warmer than yesterday. on the coast that is where it is coolest, mid-50's to 60 not so breezy and 66 in san francisco and san mateo and everyone else in the upper 60's to the low 70's headed inland valleys the tonight you can see partly cloudy conditions an the bay and inland with low-to-upper 40's et cetera and mostly cloudy at the coast with upper 40's the to near 50 headed to san francisco and richmond. here is the warm front that came through and brought us the sprinkles and the subject of warm air with the clouds we are seeing right now and the high pressure will hold us and wrap the warm weather around with the clockwise blow today and tomorrow but headed we toward friday an you can see everything is clearing out, but friday
afternoon we will keep our eye on this batch of clouds as they surge back on saturday and storm morning we have increasing clouds and sprinkles on saturday afternoon and the evening as the storm passes to the north. look at sunday's temperatures, they are five to six degrees cooler than today a stronger system bringing temperatures in the 50's for highs by wednesday with our best chance of rain. winter will be back then. >> good morning, everyone. we will head back out to live more with slow traffic westbound 580 an early car fire right near north livermore avenue out of lanes but you can see very slow traffic from the central valley and that is typical over the altamont pass and this is 30 minutes to the dublin/pleasanton interchange and new accident westbound 80 with multi-vehicles but it is moved out of the lanes and you can see the slow traffic building behind it and we have an issue with caltrain the 104
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promising unconditional obedience to the successor, and urged the cardinals to work in unity like an orchestra to reach agreement. >> new details in the search for the prime suspect in the shooting that claimed the life of a bay area man in las vegas. police released this video of the 26-year-old bragging about his money. harris is warned in the delegate of three people including kenny clutch from oakland. >> san leandro police are asking for help finding an 11-year-old missing since monday, as for officer child and police think he could be with his birth for. >> number five, bart directors are meeting at 9:00 to vote on whether to increase riders' fares and parking fees for year to come. the average fare could go up 18 cents the parking increases by 50 cents each day at the busy lots. >> a final check on the
accweather trust. >> here is how to dress for temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40's, but los gatos at 41 and everyone, milder than this time yesterday. as we head to the afternoon hours look if increasing sunshine, and temperatures in the mid to upper 60's around the bay and upper 60's to low 70's inland, and it will not be so breezy at the coast but the temperatures are locked in to where they have been the week, mid-50's to 60 degrees and tomorrow we are warmer and watch out for the tree pollen today, today, and saturday. sue? >> we go back to the bay bridge metering lights are on as you can see traffic is backing toward the macarthur maze and, yes, it is sluggish on the upper deck into san francisco. looking for friday lite tomorrow i hope, but not today. moving on to 80 westbound, we do have an early accident, or we did have an early accident, westbound 80, and that is now out of the lanes but slow traffic remains as you make your way toward the scene a
multi-vehicle accident there, and back to the central valley, livermore area, out of the central valley, an early car fire still in the shoulder and west 580 at north flynn you have slow traffic from the tracy area and over the altamont pass but other than that, those are the trouble spots and traffic is flowing nicely in other areas. >> we continue in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic during "good morning america" which will have a lot more on the goodbye to the pope, with george stephanopolis in st. peter's scare and abc7 news will have a special report going at 7:45 this morning.
good morning, america. and breaking right now, pope benedict, just hours from stepping down and making his dramatic departure from the vatican by helicopter. moments ago, his final prayer, pledging obedience to the next pope. and saying his own personal good-bye to every cardinal. our special, live coverage from rome this morning. woodwardgate. did a top white house aide threaten legendary investigative reporter bob woodward over his latest reporting on the president? we'll tell you what set off the clash. cold justice? look at this hockey coach
tripping a player on the other team. the boy crashing to the ice, breaking his wrist. now, the coach is in court, will he face time behind bars? and all the right moves right now. prince harry, charming his way through his first goodwill trip since returning from afghanistan. learning to dance, baking a cake, and revealing what he thinks his mom would think right now. and good morning, america, from rome, where you can see all of the history happen right now here at the vatican. none of us have ever seen anything like this before. the first retirement of an active pope in almost 600 years. it is history, too, for all the cardinals who are going to choose the next pope. they said their personal good-byes to the pope this morning. it was an upbeat